J. Lee Jenkins, M.D., M.S., FACEP, joined the faculty in 2006 as Assistant Chief of Service and Disaster Fellow. She serves as the Disaster Control Physician for the Department of Emergency Medicine in addition to her roles as an Emergency Medicine Attending Physician. Dr. Jenkins is currently the recipient of the Johns Hopkins University's Clinician Scientist Award for her research disaster triage and discharge decision making.
Her other research interests include epidemiologic surveillance during disasters and evidenced based mass casualty triage for which she has lectured internationally. Dr. Jenkins’s research in hospital preparedness metrics and disaster epidemiology has also recently received NIH funding and support. Her disaster response and surveillance efforts have included Montserrat’s Soufriere Volcanic eruption, Hurricane Katrina and the California Wildfires of 2007.